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what are the symptoms and can A dog get lyme disease?

A: dogs can get lyme disease by biting of ticks. lyme disease can affect many parts of the body and symptoms can be different depending upon part or organ affected. Some general signs of lyme disease in dogs are DepressionLethargyNo eatingFeverRecurrent lamenessLymph node swellingBeside these symptoms, some organ specific symptoms are also present like heavy breathing if...

what are the signs of lack of B12?

A: hi ....my surgeon said that i should inject myself monthly when i get tiredas apparently he said that we get tired before our b12 shows up as low onthe tests .....i asked what did he mean by tired how to gauge it ,,,he saidi would know by time and experience ...i now know what he mwans as i getthis real heavy dog weary tiredness and after the injection within 24 hoursi feel a marked differnce by 48 hours i feel fighting fit and am back ontrack...hope this helps answer your...


Help my dog might have lyme disease?

A: dnt worry sweetie, ur dog is in love,,, get her a dawg,,, all she need is love and affection from her man,, I''m sorry but this category is for people with infectious disease questions. I suggest you take your dog to a vet. Take your dog to the vet as soon as you can. It could be almost anything. When a dog is listless and won''t eat those are very bad signs. It could be almost anything, including something she ate that is impacted in her stomach. You have no way of knowing unless you take her to the vet. I currently...


what is lyme disease and how can it be found in your system?

A: lyme disease is transmitted to humans by the bite of infected ticks. symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a skin rash called erythema migrans. Infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms, physical findings (e.g., rash), and the possibility of exposure to infected ticks. Most cases of lyme disease can be treated successfully with a few weeks of...


lyme Disease and Kidney Failure

A: Dear Chris, Thank you for e-mailing me. I always get back to people on the first day, but I had a stint in the hospital recently and I?m ?playing?catch up, please accept my apologize. Renal failure is major and comes on fast from all sorts of causes. lyme Disease is slow acting usually and causes a myriad of symptoms over time. However, if he had undiagnosed  lyme for a long time, anything is possible. there are just a handful of labs in the US that test for

lyme Disease leading to other illnesses

A: Hi, Arline.... Just by what you have told me, the child has not seen a lyme specialist.  You don"t "wait for improvement" when you are treating lyme disease.   lyme disease specialists typically treat two months beyond the CESSATION of symptoms. If the child is still having symptoms, that is a clear indication of active lyme or perhaps a co-infection with another micro-organism. As far as being contagious, it is theorized that it IS contagious among...

lyme disease and bruising

A: Hi, Karen.... It COULD be lyme disease or it could be one of the co-infections.  lyme disease can cause platelet problems which would result in bruising and so can some of the other micro-organisms that can be transmitted along with lyme. Here"s an example of what Erhlichiosis can do (I copied and pasted it from another site. It mentions decreased platelet cound under signs and tests): ...

Possible lyme disease?

A: Dear Tracy, Thank you very much for reaching out to me to start getting the answers you need. I never let a question sit for more then a couple of hours at a time, but I became sick really fast a few days ago. I guess that"s my lyme Christmas present. Your question is very important, so let"s get started. I"m going to tell you what happened to me and let you know where to seek out help. I"m 37 and engaged, I was saving motherhood for the perfect time in life, you know financially stable and...

lyme disease treatment/cure

A: Hi, Darlene.... You can be "cured" of the symptoms but the lyme bacteria is never totally eradicated from your body. Antibiotics get it down to a level where you immune system can control it. what you need to do is find a lyme specialist for much more aggressive treatment. You also need to be tested for any co-infections that can occur with lyme. these can have many of the same symptoms as

My canine Has Lumps Under His Skin He Is Lethargic and Has A Fever, what Could Be Wrong?

A: He could have been bitten by something. Some dogs also can have allergic reactions and get hives and have a fever. You should take your dog to a vet as soon as possible, if the dog was bit it could have been by something deadly and you dog could die very quickly without proper care It could be bug bites or bee stings. This is not to scare you, but they could either be cancerous lumps. It is best to

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